[ adjective, noun koh-awr-dn-it, -dn-eyt; verb koh-awr-dn-eyt ]
/ adjective, noun koʊˈɔr dn ɪt, -dnˌeɪt; verb koʊˈɔr dnˌeɪt /
of the same order or degree; equal in rank or importance.
Mathematics. using or pertaining to systems of coordinates.
Grammar. of the same rank in grammatical construction, as Jack and Jill in the phrase Jack and Jill, or got up and shook hands in the sentence He got up and shook hands.
a person or thing of equal rank or importance; an equal.
Mathematics. any of the magnitudes that serve to define the position of a point, line, or the like, by reference to a fixed figure, system of lines, etc.
coordinates, articles of clothing, furniture, or the like, harmonizing in color, material, or style, designed to be worn or used together.
verb (used with object), co·or·di·nat·ed, co·or·di·nat·ing.
to place or class in the same order, rank, division, etc.
to place or arrange in proper order or position.
to combine in harmonious relation or action.
verb (used without object), co·or·di·nat·ed, co·or·di·nat·ing.
to become coordinate.
to assume proper order or relation.
to act in harmonious combination.
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co·or·di·nate·ly, co-or·di·nate·ly, adverbco·or·di·nate·ness, co-or·di·nate·ness, nounco·or·di·na·tive, co-or·di·na·tive [koh-awr-dn-ey-tiv, -awr-dn-uh-] /koʊˈɔr dnˌeɪ tɪv, -ˈɔr dn ə-/, adjectivein·ter·co·or·di·nate, adjective
in·ter·co·or·di·nate, verb, in·ter·co·or·di·nat·ed, in·ter·co·or·di·nat·ing.mis·co·or·di·nate, verb, mis·co·or·di·nat·ed, mis·co·or·di·nat·ing.non·co·or·di·nat·ing, adjectiveun·co·or·di·nate, adjectiveun·co·or·di·nate·ly, adverbun·co·or·di·nate·ness, nounun·co·or·di·nat·ed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for coordinative
This is the point of departure for the development of coordinative movements and imitation of what the child sees the teacher do.Montessori Elementary Materials|Maria Montessori
British Dictionary definitions for coordinative
(tr) to organize or integrate (diverse elements) in a harmonious operation
to place (things) in the same class or order, or (of things) to be placed in the same class or order
(intr) to work together, esp harmoniously
(intr) to take or be in the form of a harmonious order
chem to form or cause to form a coordinate bond
noun (kəʊˈɔːdɪnɪt, -ˌneɪt)
adjective (kəʊˈɔːdɪnɪt, -ˌneɪt)
of, concerned with, or involving coordination
of the same rank, type, etc
of or involving the use of coordinatescoordinate geometry
See also coordinates
Derived Formscoordinately or co-ordinately, adverbcoordinateness or co-ordinateness, nouncoordinative or co-ordinative, adjectivecoordinator or co-ordinator, noun
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Science definitions for coordinative
[ kō-ôr′dn-ĭt ]
One of a set of numbers that determines the position of a point. Only one coordinate is needed if the point is on a line, two if the point is in a plane, and three if it is in space.
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